Membership & Donations

The Humanist Community in Silicon Valley relies exclusively on contributions from generous supporters like you to maintain Humanist House and to provide free programming and events. We consider all donors to be “members” of our community.

We are a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, and a Chartered Chapter of the American Humanist Association. All contributions are tax deductible.

Ways to Donate

We have multiple ways of accepting contributions:

  • Click here to donate online via credit card or E-Check (i.e., a direct transfer from your bank).
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    Note: After clicking on the above link, you can either enter your existing login information to be taken to your personal account (which you can donate from), or click on the ‘X’ in the upper right corner of the pop-up window in order to donate without logging in.

  • You can bring a check, cash, or credit card to a Sunday forum
  • You can mail your check to Humanist House, 1180 Coleman Ave., San Jose, CA 95110

Donor Levels

Individual ($50)

  • Voting privileges for annual board elections (for those contributing a minimum of $50 per year)

Household ($75)

  • The above benefits for all members of your household

Contributing ($150)

  • The above benefits

Supporting ($250)

  • The above benefits including acknowledgement in printed publications

President’s Club ($500)

  • All benefits above plus two tickets to a special, ticketed event

Ambassador’s Club ($1000)

  • All the above benefits

Personal Accounts

Personal accounts contain the information collected from membership application forms and sign-in sheets. The information is used to contact Member/Donors about HCSV events, important announcements, fundraising, volunteer opportunities, etc. Anyone can sign in to their own account to verify and correct their basic information, see their donation history, etc.

If you have created a login name and password for your personal account (and remember them), then please click here, and then log on to your account. You can then click on the “What would you like to do?” drop-down menu at the top right to do any of the actions listed in the drop-down list (e.g., updating your profile).

If you have filled out a membership application form or a sign-in sheet, but haven’t created a login name and password for your personal account yet (or don’t remember them), then please click here, and then enter your email address at the bottom of the pop-up window; then click on “Recover Account”.

If you have NOT filled out a membership application form or a sign-in sheet (or created a personal account through our website), then please click here, and then click on the ‘X’ in the upper right corner of the pop-up window. You can then enter your personal information, and create your login name and password.

If you have any questions about any of the above information, please email sysadm@humanists.org.